Dublin to host international stars for new event celebrating musical history

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Eire is a rustic that’s well-known for its shut relationship to music, with the small island nation punching nicely above its weight by way of creative output and urge for food. And now, the capital metropolis of Dublin is getting ready for a model new cultural occasion that may see particular musical company from all around the world showcasing and discussing iconic information that span the a long time.

The occasion will embody pop-up file outlets, full with restricted version, laborious to search out pressings. Picture by NurPhoto/Getty Photos

Going down from 5 – 7 Might on the Royal Hospital Kilmainham in Dublin, VINYL is a music occasion with a distinction. Described as “an immersive theatre of the thoughts that celebrates the wealthy historical past and enduring legacy of vinyl, its landmark recordings, key personnel, and the ground-breaking labels and studios that cultivated such expertise”, VINYL will characteristic specifically programmed talks, panel discussions, curated collections, music performances, album playbacks, artwork reveals, pop-up shops, signings, and gear showcases.

“We don’t contemplate it a music showcase as such. It’s a music tradition occasion. An intimate gathering with a few of the most attention-grabbing artists previous and new, native and from abroad.  Add the important thing creatives behind these artists such because the label bosses, file producers, designers and photographers, and this turns into a actually particular occasion. We don’t consider there was something fairly prefer it earlier than,” VINYL organiser David Bell instructed Lonely Planet Journey Information.

Snow Patrol  set to debate their new album with Edith Bowman.   Picture by VINYL Dublin

Excessive profile musicians, songwriters, actors and established business figures that will likely be in attendance embody Chrissie Hynde, Bob Geldof, Snow Patrol, Shane MacGowan, Martin Freeman, Billy Bragg, Tracey Thorn, Geoff Barrow and Cillian Murphy. Particular occasions embody a dialog with file producer Flood (U2, Depeche Mode, Nick Cave), whereas veteran songwriter and musician Donovan will chat a couple of life in music, together with his relationship with The Beatles and the timeless attraction of songs equivalent to Mellow Yellow and Hurdy Gurdy Man.

The occasion is going down within the distinctive venue of The Royal Hospital Kilmainham in Dublin. Picture by William Murphy / CC BY 2.zero

Discussing his private historical past with music, particularly the occasion’s namesake, the vinyl file, Snow Patrol’s Jonny Quinn talked completely to Lonely Planet Journey Information concerning the band’s forthcoming look. “I’m very excited to participate in VINYL, having labored in a file store and rising up eagerly ready for Saturday to purchase a seven inch single. I believe VINYL Dublin is a singular occasion which I’m positive will resonate”. Throughout the three days of VINYL there will likely be a Tower Information pop-up retailer stocked with the again catalogues of the varied attendees, together with hard-to-source particular editions and books.

“We’re on a journey with VINYL. We selected to begin in Dublin as a result of town has a beautiful fame for having the greatest music followers. Additionally, there’s an unimaginable musical historical past to Dublin and Eire that we needed to faucet into and have a good time. Our future plans for Vinyl embody occasions in Glasgow, London, Berlin, New York, Los Angeles and different nice music capitals. We hope to make Dublin an annual occasion too,” David stated.

Day tickets for VINYL begin at €49.50 (£43). Extra data on the occasion, together with a full programme, is on the market on the official web site.

Supply hyperlink – https://www.lonelyplanet.com/information/2018/05/01/dublin-vinyl-music-history-event/

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